As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Stahl has received extensive training as both a clinician as well as a researcher and provide comprehensive psychotherapeutic services using a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy approach. In my Venice beach office, she offers research-supported interventions including cognitive-behavioral therapy, exposure/response prevention therapy for anxiety, mindfulness, habit reversal training for tic disorders, and family therapy. These strategies have been proven to be the most effective for clients with depression, anxiety, and tic behaviors.
Dr. Stahl has vast experience working with children, teens, and adults. She also has a strong interest in assisting with schools, social skills development, parenting skills, and family issues including divorced and blended families. In addition, Dr. Stahl has a particular interest in treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, social skills issues, and ADHD life skills issues.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Chronic Tic Disorder/Tourettes - Providing Habit Reversal Therapy for chronic motor tics, vocal tics, and Tourettes. Treatment includes awareness training along with competing response training,
Lesley Stahl is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 19 years
Private Practice, Clinical Psychologist, 2007 - Present
UCLA Medical Hospital, Clinical Psychologist, 2003 - 2014
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, Residency and Fellowship, 2007
Pepperdine University, PhD, 2006
Pepperdine University, MFT, 2000